Fight Against Boko Haram: US Africa Command Chief Reiterates Support

Marine Corps General Thomas D. Waldhauser yesterday held talks with the Minister of External Relations.


Military cooperation between the United States of America and Cameroon are gaining higher impetus with the visit to Cameroon by the recently appointed US Africa Command Chief, Marine Corps General Thomas D. Waldhauser. Commissioned in July 2016, the AFRICOM Commander was yesterday, November 2, 2016 in Yaounde for the first time to familiarise himself with the authorities.

According to General Thomas Waldhauser, his meeting with Cameroon’s Minister of External Relations, Lejeune Mbella Mbella enabled them to discuss several issues ranging from security, education to climate change amongst others. Both officials also examined ways of reinforcing cooperation between both countries while maintaining US security support to Cameroon.

Accompanied to the Ministry of External Relations by the US Ambassador to Cameroon, Michael Stephen Hoza, the AFRICOM Commander said they are assisting Cameroon military with training. The military training, he added, will help Cameroon to conquer the Boko Haram terrorist group in the Far North Region.




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